Complex Dynamics in Physiological Systems: From Heart to Brain

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-9142-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-9143-8 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. Data Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      A Unified Approach to Attractor Reconstruction

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      Pages 21-32

      Multifractal Analysis of Physiological Data: A Non-Subjective Approach

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      Pages 33-47

      Direction of Information Flow Between Heart Rate, Blood Pressure and Breathing

  3. Cardiovascular Physics: Modelling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-67

      The Mathematical Modelling of Inhomogeneities in Ventricular Tissue

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      Pages 69-87

      Controlling Spiral Turbulence in Simulated Cardiac Tissue by Low-Amplitude Traveling Wave Stimulation

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      Pages 89-105

      Suppression of Turbulent Dynamics in Models of Cardiac Tissue by Weak Local Excitations

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      Pages 107-126

      Synchronization Phenomena in Networks of Oscillatory and Excitable Luo-Rudy Cells

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      Pages 127-136

      Nonlinear Oscillations in the Conduction System of the Heart – A Model

  4. Cardiovascular Physics: Data Analysis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-154

      Statistical physics of human heart rate in health and disease

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      Pages 155-166

      Cardiovascular Dynamics Following Open Heart Surgery: Early Impairment and Potential for Recovery

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      Pages 167-181

      Application of Empirical Mode Decomposition to Cardiorespiratory Synchronization

  5. Cognitive and Neurosciences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-214

      Brain Dynamics and Modeling in Epilepsy: Prediction and Control Studies

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      Pages 215-227

      An Expressive Body Language Underlies Drosophila Courtship Behavior

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      Pages 229-237

      Speech Rhythms in Children Learning Two Languages

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      Pages 239-254

      The Role of Dynamical Instabilities and Fluctuations in Hearing

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      Pages 255-267

      Electrical Noise in Cells, Membranes and Neurons

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 269-270